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Geotech study by SRK for East London port rehabilitation
Geotech study by SRK for East London port rehabilitation
1st December 2023

As part of the proposed rehabilitation of the century-old Quay Wall 3 at the Port of East London, SRK Consulting has completed a geotechnical investigation to assess ground conditions at the site.... 

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Platform facilitates information sharing
1st December 2023 By: Lynne Davies

Project, engineering, and construction management consulting firm SSG Consulting is positioning its business intelligence software platform KEY360, designed for project management and business... 

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West Africa focus
1st December 2023 By: Nadine Ramdass

To meet the growing demand for broadening the range of skill sets in West Africa's burgeoning mining industry, in an effort to cater to its development challenges and various other issues,... 

An image of the first gold pour at the Cononish gold mine in November 2020
Cononish mine, Scotland
1st December 2023 By: Nadine James

Cononish is Scotland’s first commercial gold mine. 

Aerial view of the Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex
Kamoa-Kakula Copper Complex, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
1st December 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

The direct-to-blister flash smelter is on schedule for commissioning in the fourth quarter of 2024. 

Sanral to resume road tenders under interim procurement policy
29th November 2023 By: Tasneem Bulbulia

The South African National Roads Agency Limited (Sanral) will on November 29 resume procurement for road construction projects, with 86 tenders to be advertised. CEO Reginald Demana has announced... 

LME triumphs in lawsuit over cancelled nickel trades
29th November 2023 By: Reuters

The London Metal Exchange (LME) on Wednesday won a legal battle against US financial firms demanding $472-million in compensation after the exchange cancelled billions of dollars in nickel trades... 

With the new lighting solution, the school is now able to extend playing times into the evening.
Smart Lighting Solution for School’s Astro Hockey Field  
29th November 2023

BEKA Schréder has supplied the smart LED floodlighting solution for Durbanville High School’s Astro Hockey Field in Cape Town, Western Cape. Durbanville High School was established in 1827, in the... 

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Opinion: R47bn of South Africa's exports exposed to EU CBAM as EU climate wave reaches South Africa’s shores
24th November 2023

In this opinion article, sustainability consultant Rhys Newton-Hill and Brundtland Consulting partner Henk Sa provide an in-depth analysis of the potential impact of the European Union's (EU's)... 

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Tailings dams, climate change relevance highlighted
24th November 2023

As the global mining industry works towards meeting stringent new tailings dam standards, international independent consultancy SRK Consulting, through a presentation given earlier this year to the... 

Deon du Plessis, CEO and principal geologist at Earthlab
Deon du Plessis
24th November 2023

This week we profile Deon du Plessis, CEO and principal geologist at Earthlab, a company offering minerals exploration, mineral resources and reserves, mining studies, and data analytics, as well... 

Biodiversity focus in EIA demands specialist skill set
Biodiversity focus in EIA demands specialist skill set
22nd November 2023

With environmental impact assessment (EIA) regulations and protocols becoming increasingly prescriptive in terms of biodiversity protection, project developers are needing highly specialised... 

Zutari receives international recognition for its public participation project on the N2 Wild Coast toll road
21st November 2023

Leading consulting engineering and infrastructure advisory firm Zutari has received global recognition for its involvement in the N2 Wild Coast toll road development. It won the Member-at-Large... 

University of the Free State’s Shimla Park Rugby Field illuminated by OMNIBLAST-E floodlights with lighting control
Smart Sports Lighting Solution for University’s Sports Fields  
21st November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the LED lighting solution with lighting control for the University of the Free State’s Shimla Park Rugby Field and soccer field. The University of the Free... 

Image of malachite at the Haib copper project
Haib copper project, Namibia – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep-South Resources has changed its name to Koryx Copper. 

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Duparquet gold project, Canada
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A preliminary economic assessment has supported an openpit and underground mining operation over an 11-year mine life. 

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South African construction sector – challenging at present but hope remains
17th November 2023

Amid the slow release of standardised bidding criteria by public sector entities, the South African civil engineering and construction sector is described as being on a “hiatus”, with it being... 

Aerial view of the Premier project
Premier gold project, Canada – update
17th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Ascot Resources has made considerable progress on outdoor areas, such as the tailings storage facility earthworks, the new water treatment plant and the electrical substation. 

factory emissions
Global emissions growing instead of diminishing – survey
16th November 2023 By: Darren Parker

The world needs to reduce its emissions by 70% a year until 2030 in order to reach the goal of keeping the global temperature increase to 1.5 °C above preindustrial levels, but global emissions... 

“Deliberately targeting women” in Engineering
“Deliberately targeting women” in Engineering
14th November 2023 By: Shannon de Ryhove

These are the words of Deputy President Paul Mashatile, who in October 2023 said, “we agreed that there is a need to ensure that we deliberately target women to consider entering the engineering... 

luminaires and SERIES 40 LED bulkheads ensure that the area is well illuminated to provide a sense of safety and wellbeing
Lighting Solution for Dube TradePort Warehouse
14th November 2023

BEKA Schréder is proud to have supplied the lighting solution for one of the new warehouses situated at the Dube TradePort close to Durban, South Africa. ​​Dube TradePort is a Special Economic Zone... 

DRC envisions a future with battery metals
DRC envisions a future with battery metals
13th November 2023

As global exploration intensifies the drive for resources to service the energy transition, the first DRC-Africa Battery Metals Forum was held in Kinshasa to consider how to leverage the emerging... 

The importance of fire engineering consulting, planning, and design
13th November 2023

ASP Fire provides holistic, proactive, and preventative fire solutions based on integrated fire risk assessment, training, and consulting, along with the installation and maintenance of fire... 

Concor's Trevenna super basement project under construction
Concor secures accolades at Construction World's Best Project Awards
10th November 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Construction company Concor has won awards for two projects at the twenty-second instalment of Construction World’s Best Projects Awards. The aim of the awards is to recognise excellence in civil... 

The company’s specialists advise on correct valve selection and installation for every application
Company’s innovative approach helps solve industry challenges
10th November 2023 By: Simone Liedtke

Within industrial product supplier BMG's expansive collection of industrial slurry valves lies a diverse selection of pinch valves meticulously engineered to regulate the movement of liquids,... 

Geoff Baars, chairperson and CEO NMG Benefits
Geoff Baars
10th November 2023 By: Creamer Media Reporter

This week we profile Geoff Baars, chairperson and CEO NMG Benefits, a provider of healthcare and retirement funds consulting and administration to corporate South Africa and its employees 

Africa ‘place to be’ for electronic payments firms, with double-digit growth expected
10th November 2023 By: Natasha Odendaal

The impact and scale of the disruption, owing to the rapid rise in integrated electronic payments solutions and value-added services, is amplified in Africa, compared with mature economies, as... 

Image of nickel ore
Baptiste nickel project, Canada
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

A prefeasibility study has outlined an openpit mining project that will produce an average of 59 100 t/y of nickel in concentrate over a 29-year mine life. 

Malachite at the Haib copper project
Haib copper project, Namibia – update
10th November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Deep-South Resources has mobilised a field crew to start a drilling programme. 

Into the Mind of the Safety Leader
6th November 2023

Safety expert sheds light on what makes an organisational safety leader By Lani van der Merwe, Senior Consultant at OIM Consulting 

Compulsory electric motor efficiency regulation to reduce electricity use
3rd November 2023 By: Schalk Burger

The new proposed compulsory specification for efficiency requirements of electric motors will see South Africa's electric motor efficiency regulations lifted to International Electrotechnical... 

Boosting capital productivity in mining
3rd November 2023

Better project management, through the implementation of two key measures, can improve a mine’s capital productivity, reports consulting, assurance, tax and transaction services firm Ernst & Young... 

An image of the commissioning of five-boom drill-rig (drill-jumbo)
Specialist develops economical solutions
3rd November 2023

Multi-disciplinary specialist underground mining and metallurgical processing services company United Mining Services (UMS) Group has equipped its operations in preparation for the surge in demand... 

Drill core from the Manono lithium/tin project
Manono lithium/tin project, Democratic Republic of Congo – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

AVZ Minerals plans to file an emergency arbitration application, seeking to prohibit any transaction pertaining to the contested Manono lithium mine. 

Entrance to the Priseka mine
Prieska copper/zinc project, South Africa – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Orion Minerals is continuing its transition to mine developer and operator at the Prieska mine. 

Image of lithium ore
Wolfsberg lithium project, Australia – update
3rd November 2023 By: Sheila Barradas

Critical Metals Corp has secured an additional $10-million equity investment for the project. 

Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana
Business says Medium-Term Budget lacks clear fiscal plan
2nd November 2023 By: Thabi Shomolekae

Business noted on Thursday that while Finance Minister Enoch Godongwana outlined government’s strategy to avoid a full-blown fiscal crisis and systemic risks to the economy, it is concerned that... 

Don't miss out on the 3rd Annual Women & Leadership in Engineering, Infrastructure and Innovation conference
2nd November 2023

Hosted by the Pinpoint Stewards, the 3rd Annual Women and Leadership in Engineering, Infrastructure and Innovation Conference will be taking place on 28 & 29 February 2024, Hilton Hotel, Sandton,... 

SA’s engineering skills need infrastructure momentum
SA’s engineering skills need infrastructure momentum
1st November 2023

Consistent infrastructure investment over decades is the key to South Africa developing and maintaining a solid foundation of in-country engineering expertise – and among consulting engineers in... 

South Africa needs a pragmatic, integrated strategy for sustainable transport
1st November 2023

South Africa needs a pragmatic, integrated strategy to promote sustainable transport, according to Vishaal Lutchman, Managing Director, Transport, at leading consulting engineering and... 

Perseus chair steps down in November
30th October 2023 By: Marleny Arnoldi

Dual-listed Perseus Mining has announced chairperson and nonexecutive director Sean Harvey will step down from these positions effective November 21 when the company hosts its yearly general... 

Solutions to bring water to our people
Solutions to bring water to our people
30th October 2023

Proudly South African company, SBS® Tanks, has been a leader in the water security space for almost 25 years. The company has a legacy of building for better and is well-positioned to work with... 

Alternative solutions to traditional service delivery challenges
Alternative solutions to traditional service delivery challenges
30th October 2023

Municipalities face many challenges in the delivery of essential services to rural and urban communities and the commercial sector. Budgetary constraints,  key personnel shortages, and in the case... 

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Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East
Weir Minerals Africa and Middle East

Weir Minerals Europe, Middle East and Africa is a global supplier of excellent minerals solutions, including pumps, valves, hydrocyclones,...

Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.
Environmental Assurance (Pty) Ltd.

ENVASS is a customer and solutions-driven environmental consultancy with established divisions, serviced by highly qualified and experienced...

Yale Lifting Solutions
Yale Lifting Solutions

Yale Lifting Solutions is a leading supplier of lifting and material handling equipment in Southern Africa. Yale offers a wide range of quality...

Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions
Sandvik Mining and Rock Solutions

We engineer an extensive range of underground drill rigs for mining development and production. Available in a variety of feed lengths, boom...


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